The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Kano State, Aisha Tata, has said that two new corps members out of the 826 posted to the state, have tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival.
The coordinator said this on Monday, while briefing newsmen after the swearing-in of the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 corps members.
Tata said that, the corps members, were tested immediately on arrival at the orientation camp, and that they were taken to the relevant facilities for further medical investigation.
She said that, all Corps members posted to the state have undergone screening on COVID-19, before being allowed access to the camp.
At the swearing-in ceremony, State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Kano State Ministry of Youths and Sports Development, Ibrahim Ahmed, called on the corps members to be calm and participate in all activities with open minds.
Editor: Tunde Orebiyi